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the weekend mass car in houla, but the united states maintains it will not use force to end the blood shed. >>> and severe storms. oklahoma city gets pounded by a big time hailstorm. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, may 30, 2012. >>> good morning, everybody. so good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. >>> it was a prize mitt romney has been chasing for five years. he clinched the republican presidential nomination with a win in yesterday's texas primary, calling it an honor and a privilege. he'll be officially nominate add the republican convention in august. cbs news estimates romney has 1,198 delegates after picking up 90 in the texas vote. and romney has already ramped up his attacks on president obama. susan mcginnis in washington with details. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, romney all about endurance has finally paid off. look for romney to enter a critical phase of the campaign. watch for him to step up his attacks on the obama administration and to defend himself from their attacks, including most recently, his association with donald trump. mi
of an unexploded al qaeda manufactured bomb designed to take down an air liner bound for the united states. the plot involved a more advanced version of the underwear bomb deployed on a detroit-bound jet back in 2009. the cia foiled this latest attempt. susan mcginnis is in washington with the latest. good morning, susan. >> good morning, danielle. that's right. tl cia stepped in and seized this device before this would-be suicide bomber was able to find a target and get on a flight by a ticket. now they're looking at this device to try to figure out if it could have made it through airport scanners and if it could have brought down an airliner. federal officials are dissecting a bomb designed to take down an american jetliner. >> they keep trying to find more and more terrible and preverse ways to kill people. >>> al qaeda and a yemen-based terror group planned the attack. >> you have this group in yemen that is proving to be very dangerous and has tried to hit the united states multiple times. >> officials say this man, ibrahim hassan al asiri is the mastermind behind the bomb. he is bes
. >>> new study by commonwealth fund finds the united states spends more per person than 12 other industrialized nations on health care. in 200 the u.s. spent $8,000 a year on medical services, about $3,000 more than the next two countries. the study also found that the extra spending doesn't necessarily translate into better health care. >>> news corp.'s board of directors is sticking with the boss. on wednesday the board said it has full confidence in rupert murdoch. the announcement comes a day after a panel of british lawmakers said murdoch is unfit to lead his media empire after last year's tabloid phone-hacking scandal. the ruling could force news corp. to sell its shares in satellite network british sky broadcasting. >>> amazon says it will start making its own television shows. the company plans to develop original series this year. consumers will be able to watch on its streaming service. amazon instant video. google, hulu and netflix are making plans to have original content. >>> target says it will stop selling amazon's kindle e-reader at all of its stores and website.
. >> this is not baseball cards that are being sold on the internet. this is the blood of the 40th president of the united states, ronald reagan. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, may 23, 2012. >>> and good morning, everybody. so good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. the director of the secret service will speak publicly for the first time about last month's prostitution scandal. mark sullivan will tell the senate committee there was no security breach. and that the agents' reckless behavior was an isolated incident. susan mcginnis is in washington this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. sullivan is going to tell congress today that these men were not informed about the president's plans and that they were going to be informed after this night of partying. he'll also tell them these men are not representative of the 7,000 workers at the secret service. the head of the secret service agency heads to capitol hill today. mark sullivan will answer to congress about the prostitution scandal involving some of his agents. 200 secret service personnel were in colombia in ap
more on that. >> reporter: chinese dissident chen guangcheng made a direct appeal to the united states thursday, speaking to a congressional hearing by telephone from his hospital bed in beijing. >> translator: i want to meet with secretary clinton. i hope i can get more help from her. >> reporter: chen, the blind lawyer, who exposed forced abortions under china's one-child policy is at the center of a diplomatic tug of war. after escaping house arrest last week, chen was delivered to the u.s. embassy in beijing. past chinese guards meant to keep defectors away. that began days of negotiation. >> he did not want to go to the united states until the choice was to help him get back into china to be a freedom fighter, as he wanted, or if the conditions -- negotiations with the chinese government were not to his satisfaction, he was prepared to stay in the embassy and live there. >> reporter: the chinese promised chen and his family would not be harassed if he stayed in the country. they then threatened to arrest his wife if he did not leave the embassy. he did. but now says it was a mista
, chen is granted asylum to live in the united states, something he says he doesn't want to do. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> elsewhere indian officials say at least 103 people were killed when a crowded ferry capsized. at least another 100 are missing. the ferry broke in two pieces on a river in northeast india. there were about 350 people crammed onto the boat, many riding on the roof, when a violent storm hit. the search for victims continues this morning. >>> the american automobile association says a stretch of new york highway where seven members of the same family were killed has inadequate safety features. a van carrying the family flew off the bronx river parkway on sunday. the van plunged six stories into a ravine. the aaa says the section of the highway where the accident happened has inadequate guardrails, narrow lanes, and a dangerous curve. >>> the wife of the chief prosecution witness in john edwards' criminal trial is expected to return to the witness stand today. cheri young testified yesterday that edwards asked her husband andrew young to take res
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that agenda. >>> activists across the united states took part in worldwide may day demonstrations pushing workers' rights. there were marches and rallies and some clashes with police. anti-wall street proceed protesters joined those demonstrations. >> reporter: occupy protesters marched on wall street with a familiar message -- >> we are the united. >> this is what democracy looks like. >> reporter: the occupy movement returns to cities around the day nation on international workers' day. >> people are fed up, the 99%. it's time for people to hit the streets and start fighting back. >> reporter: this time demonstrators joined the union workers to protest economic inequality. >> it is nothing we are with them, we are with us. everybody together here. >> reporter: while the majority of marches were peaceful, some turned violent. in seattle a group of hooded anarchists mashed windows and set small fires. portland police wrestled with protesters in the middle of the street. in chicago officers in riot gear used tear gas to break up a massive crowd. in los angeles, police arrested demonstrator
. and the speaker at this year's graduation was the president of the united states. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: president obama didn't have to look far for motivation behind commencement address for the class of 2012. >> as i look out at this class and across this city, what's clear is that you're the source of inspiration today. >> reporter: it was may 22nd, 2011 when a massive f-5 tornado struck. 161 people were dead, including quinton anderson's parents. >> i remember like it's still with me. >> reporter: and duerson and his parents were in their home when they were hit right here. he was found across the street with a broken back. when he woke up in the hospital three days later his sister told him his parents were were killed i even one of those people that doesn't cry when people are around. when they left, i cried. >> reporter: homes that can withstand 255--mile-an-hour winds are going up and the high school that was leveled has been relocated. >> you will not be defined by the difficulties face but by how you respond, with grace and strength and a commitment to others. >>
: in the southwestern united states, the wildfire season is already off to an early start. in northern arizona, near the historic mining town of count king, a fire blew out of control today due to hot, dry conditions and strong winds. now comes more bad news. those conditions are likely to continue. a new report by the federal government's climate prediction center says the southern two-thirds of the nation is likely to be warmer than normal during june, july and august, especially in the southwest. and that means the potential for the worst wildfire season in years. professor david robinson as a climatologist with rutgers university. >> when your afternoon thunderstorms start erupting across the mountainous west this summer, oftentimes they're not packed with a lot of moisture but they're packed with a lot of lightning. with that tinder dry underbrush and forest canopies, there's a real concern of wildfire across the west this summer. >> reporter: but it's not only the west that's going through a heat wave. in the mountains of north carolina this year, winter never even seemed to happen. and at a m
affair that went into the night. >> the united states is committed to accountability, under law, for those who plotted to attack our nation and to kill
a new tactic against al qaeda. a war of advertising. secretary of state hillary clinton says the united states bought space on yemeni web space and then replaced them by ads. the cyber war is being conducted by a state department group. >>> american officials are urging pakistan to release the doctor who helped the u.s. track down osama bin laden. dr. shakil afridi was sentenced to 33 years in prison. he ran a vaccination program that allowed the cia to collect dna to confirm that osama bin laden was in abbottabad. >>> a high ranking republican congressman says he's concerned national security may have been jeopardized when a hollywood film crew making a entertainment industry to inform projects ranging from books to documentaries to feature films. the pentagon denies their cooperation was motivated for re-election. the movie is set to be released after the election. >>> "cbs moneywatch" on thursday. hewlett-packard plans to cut jobs and piers morgan is once again accused in britain's phone-hacking scandal. >> good morning. the fallout over facebook's initial public offering continues.
house and said -- and i'm like, who? you know? the president of the united states wants to talk to me, you know? and he said -- he said, hi, rose. he says, i'm president obama -- >> reporter: he told rose his leslie would at long last receive the medal of honor. >> i said, well, it's an honor to talk to you. he said, no, the honor's mine. i'm like, wow, the president said that to me. >> reporter: today the honor, the highest honor, is hers. presented while the surviving members of bravo company looked on. but 42 years later, the bravery of leslie sabo and the boys of bravo company shine through. david martin, cbs news, new castle, pennsylvania. >>> coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," a live report from greensboro, north carolina, as closing arguments in the john edwards trial gets under way today. >>> plus, the latest on the death of mary kennedy, the wife of robert f. kennedy jr. >>> and actors dennis conveyed and michael chiklis on their new series "vegas." that's the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching. i'm manuel gallegus. have a great day.
have our eye on. mitt romney is expected to clinch the republican nomination. >>> the united states naval academy celebrates a new class of graduates and eight baltimore high schools are ranked among the best in the nation. >>> already in the news, the 10- year old is among those injured in a triple shooting. the latest on the conditions and investigation into that. >>> beryl is no longer a tropical storm but the danger from her is not over. and the loyola greyhounds are back home after winning the first lacrosse championship in school history. highlights and reaction straight ahead. more news, first warning weather and traffic report in a couple of minutes. ,,,, ,,,, pull on those gardening gloves. and let's see how colorful an afternoon can be. with the home depot certified advice to help us expand our palette... ...and prices that keep our budgets firmly rooted... ...we can mix the right soil with the right ideas. ...and bring even more color to any garden. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. right now, ortho home defense max is just $4.88. you could get
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